September 2012 Archives - Chris Colotti's Blog

Monthly Archives: September 2012

How The Nicira NVP ESXi vApp Works

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Earlier this week, I posted a primer on the Nicira Network Virtualization Platform (NVP), but something William Lam pointed out that I updated with a note was that the Open vSwitch for ESXi is not “Integrated” into the hypervisor.  This is in fact true, but that being said there is an Open vSwitch “vApp”, which is really a Virtual Machine ... Read More »

2013 VTUG Winter Warmer – Save the Date!

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This is just a quick note that not only is the VTUG Fall Forward event happening on October 24th, 2012 but the giant Winter Warmer date for Gillette Stadium has been ear marked.  Save the Date for January 17th, 2013 and watch the VTUG website for more details or follow Chris Harney on Twitter so you can get the news. As always ... Read More »

Team Beachbody Canada Is Here!

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Dear friends in Canada, the largest Fitness and Nutrition company in the US is coming your way.  That’s right, the Team Beachbody Canada is coming to you.   For some time folks in Canada have been able to purchase the Team Beachbody Programs through the United States channels even from Team Beachbody Coaches.  They new opportunity here is that now ... Read More »

Nicira NVP Virtualized Networking Primer

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I have long since said that I am almost never the smartest person in the room.  However, when it comes to new technology I do believe I learn what I need to quickly and efficiently so that I can at least understand the concepts of any new technology.  In the last two weeks I have done just that and completely transformed ... Read More »

vCloud Director Allocation Model WhitePaper Published

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I just learned today from Rawlinson Rivera that the whitepaper on vCloud Allocation Models was posted a couple of days ago on VMware.com.  This is the paper that was being written by myself and Frank Denneman and the VMworld Session presented by myself and Rawlinson Rivera, (OPS-CSM1167 Architecting for VMware vCloud Allocation Models).  The abstract is below along with the ... Read More »

How To Install CentOS 6.3 KVM on vSphere 5.1

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In the course of building my lab for my Nicira NVP role, I needed to install various hypervisors, in particular Linux KVM so I could install and test the Nicira NVP setup.  Of course I did not want to do this on bare metal and I have no intention of trying to set up OpenStack or CloudStack just yet, I can make ... Read More »

The Start Of My New Job Role At VMware – Nicira

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Wait……What……Say That Again Colotti?  Yes, you heard it right I am not joking.  After VMworld US 2012 I decided to take on a role that has some incredible potential to be bleeding edge.  After the past couple years doing vCloud and helping folks with everything vCloud, it seemed time for a change.  I was presented the chance to be part ... Read More »

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